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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Carolan
Clean Name Carolan
Feature ID 15321
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 84.16 °
Southmost Latitude 83.59 °
Eastmost Longitude 325.55 °
Westmost Longitude 330.91 °
Diameter 24.34 km
Center Latitude 83.88 °
Center Longitude 328.23 °
Quad H-01 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2015
Continent Europe
Culture Ireland
Origin Turlough; Alternate spelling O’Carolan; Irish composer and performer (1670-1738).
Reference [359] - Carolan: The Life Times and Music of an Irish Harper, by Donal O’Sullivan (Author): Ossian Publishing, Inc, 2001.
Updated Apr 30, 2015 10:36 AM

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